News & Insights

Publication of Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants for Commercial Rents

5 October 2020

On 01 October 2020, the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation published its Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants for Commercial Rents. This voluntary code, which is to apply...
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The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020

2 October 2020

The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 (the Covid-19 Act) was commenced on 21 August 2020 by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation (the Minister). The Covid-19 Act was...
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The Workplace Relations Commission given a statutory footing to schedule remote hearings

1 October 2020

Section 31 of the Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “2020 Act”) legislated for remote hearings to take place by certain designated bodies. On 22 September...
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Rent Arrears – Tips for Commercial Tenants

1 October 2020

2020 has been a year to forget for business – mandatory closures and numerous challenges on reopening have placed significant financial strain on all businesses, particularly those who are commercial...
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Brexit – Company Secretarial Countdown

29 September 2020

With less than 100 days to go until Brexit, Susan McIntyre, Head of the Company Secretarial Group at Eugene F Collins outlines the following key points that companies may need...
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BREXIT- Company Secretarial Countdown

25 September 2020

With less than 100 days to go until Brexit, Susan McIntyre, Head of our Company Secretarial Group at Eugene F. Collins outlines the following key points that companies may need...
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“Brace for Brexit”

24 September 2020

“Brace for Brexit “ – that is the message from Tánaiste Leo Varadkar as per the reporting in the Irish Times this week. There is now greater urgency about Brexit it...
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Immigration Update: First registrations, renewal of IRP cards and applications to change permission

18 September 2020

A comprehensive update on Irish residency permissions and IRP Cards including first registration applications, renewals and change of permission applications. 1.  First time registration applications a) Applicants residing in the...
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‘Killer’ and ‘Nascent’ Acquisitions and Merger Control: Why the Focus?

15 September 2020

Traditionally, the acquisition of ‘start-ups’ had not been a main focus of merger control. The prevailing view was that start-ups were small firms, had little turnover and were thought to...
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The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 – Admissibility of Business Records in Civil Proceedings

11 September 2020

The recently commenced Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “Act”) has introduced welcome assistance for financial institutions seeking to prove their debts before the Courts. While...
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